Soil Matters

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    A Place for Wildlife on America’s Farms and Ranches

    03/22/2018
    America’s fish and wildlife depend on America’s farms and ranches for critical habitat. The 2018 Farm Bill needs to ensure that farmers and ranchers have the tools they need to make a place for wildlife through wildlife-friendly practices and innovative farming and ranching systems. Full story
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    Protecting America’s Dwindling Wetlands

    03/14/2018
    Right now is a critical time for America's wetlands, which provide irreplaceable values for wildlife habitat, recharge groundwater, and filter runoff before it hits our streams and rivers. Full story
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    Looking for a “Good Driver Discount” for Farmers

    02/15/2018
    The League has proposed a pilot federal program to offer crop insur­ance discounts to farmers who adopt some combination of practices that will build soil health, including plant­ing cover crops, using more diverse crop rotations, and converting to “no tillage” methods that protect the soil. Full story